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Louis Ray Rivers

Feb 06 1926 - Sep 02 2007

Mr. Louis Ray Rivers, 81, of McKinney, Texas passed away September 2, 2007. He was born February 6, 1926, in Lockney, Texas to Philip Andrew and Lucile Julia (Shook) Rivers. He married Melba Jean Kemp, June 20, 1954, in Mesquite, Texas. Mr. Rivers was a member of the Community North Baptist Church in McKinney and retired in 1988 after 18 years with Fisher Controls. He is survived by his wife, Melba Rivers of McKinney; daughters, Robin and her husband Jack Norris, and Debby and her husband Brian Shade, all of McKinney; grandchildren, Jeff & Miché Norris of Katy, Kristy & Philip McDaniel of Denton, and Tyler and Trevor Shade of McKinney; great grandchildren, Kaylee, Kennedy, Courtney and Bethanie; sisters, Gennie Jones of Mesquite and Stormy Roper of Anna. Preceeding him in death were his parents; brothers, Leonard Rivers, Warden Rivers and Kenneth Rivers. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Thursday, September 6, 2007, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Dr. Woody Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at the Ridgeview Memorial Park, Allen, Texas. Family and friends are invited to the funeral home at their convenience on Wednesday to pay their respects and to sign the register book. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Wednesday evening beginning at 7:00 PM. Memorials may be made to Waddill Street Baptist Church Building Fund; 1401 N. Waddill Street; McKinney, Texas 75069.
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